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Our new home in Japan

As the time comes for us to move to Japan (flying out March 1!), we thought we’d share some photos of our new home with you. This house has been a huge provision; it’s only 3 blocks from our language … Continue reading

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Missions and (Grand)Parents

We in the Newkirk clan are nearing our departure for Japan, and as we stand here toward the end of this preparation journey, I thought I’d say a word about missions and (grand)parents. I say (grand)parents here to refer to … Continue reading

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Do you take the church for granted?

It was most poignantly on a flimsy folding chair in the middle of a dirt “field” in Juarez, Mexico that I (Caroline) began to grasp the concept that the church is far more than a building. It was a Sunday … Continue reading

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Perspectives from the Road

I’m currently on my first support raising road trip, which has taken me up to our old stomping grounds in the Chicago area. I drove up last week, and as you can see from the picture to the right, I had … Continue reading

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Newkirks in Japan is up and running!

Greetings! As the title of this blog suggests, we are the Newkirks and we’re headed to Japan to serve as missionaries. On this site you’ll find information about who we are, what we’ll be doing, how you can get involved, … Continue reading

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